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SubjectRe: [RFC: 2.6 patch] schedule BLK_DEV_IDE_SATA for removal
Alan Cox writes:

> On Fri, 22 Jun 2007 11:39:45 +0800
> David Woodhouse <> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 01:52 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > Users should use the libata based drivers for SATA drives.
> >
> > NAK. Not all IDE drivers are converted yet. Not even all the relatively
> > common ones.
> All the common SATA ones are. Just the PowerPC people are falling behind.
> Really we should obsolete powerpc instead ;)

What SATA drive uses a non-libata driver on PowerPC? In fact the
sata_svw driver used for SATA drives on G5s was one of the early
libata drivers. Or are you talking about PATA?

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